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Glasgow Boys Masterpieces of Art_Susie Hodge_9781786647788_Flame Tree PublishingSKU: 9781786647788 Supplier: Flame Tree Publishing
Author: Susie Hodge
Format: Hardback | 128 pages
Dimensions: 203 x 231 x 20mm | 750g
Publication date: 31 May 2018
A group of primarily Scottish artists (mainly William York Macgregor, Joseph Crawhall, George Henry, Edward Atkinson Hornel, Sir John Lavery and Arthur Melville), the Glasgow Boys were active around the turn of the 20th Century. Though they painted in a number of different styles, they are connected by their rejection of classic Victorian painting. Inspired by the luminous techniques of James McNeil Whistler, they harnessed Impressionistic brushwork and livid realism in their work, trying new methods and everyday settings to create stunning works of art. With over 100 images, and broad introduction, this is a fine addition to Flame Tree's ever-increasing series on painting and illustration, Masterpieces of Art.